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CyraCom International and U of A's National Center for Interpretation Host Interpretation Expo
CyraCom International and the University of Arizona's National Center for Interpretation demonstrate continued partnership by supplying industry info and career opportunities.
In November 2009, CyraCom International announced the creation of 400 jobs in the greater Tucson area. Said Raquel Moreno-Blake, Vice President of Human Resources: “In the current economic climate, we are pleased that CyraCom International is able to continue to recruit and offer attractive positions to qualified candidates”.
The NCI is a leader in the training and assessment of interpreters. CyraCom awarded multiple scholarships to provide local interpreters with the opportunity to attend NCI’s summer Medical Interpreter Training Institute and hired many of the Institute’s graduates, as well as graduating students of the University of Arizona Undergraduate Major in Translation and Interpretation.
This recent event demonstrates NCI and CyraCom’s commitment to language access and their continued goal to increase opportunities for local interpreters.
The expo will highlight the growth in the interpretation industry and career opportunities. The event will be open to anyone who wants to attend, demonstrating CyraCom and NCI’s collaborative effort to support all members of the local interpreter and bilingual community.
The expo will be held on Wednesday July 14th at 6:30 pm in the University of Arizona North Ballroom.
About CyraCom International
CyraCom International is the leading provider of innovative language services including Over-the-Phone Interpretation, Translation & Localization, Instruction & Assessment, and ASL Video Remote Interpretation.
CyraCom International is a diversified language services company, serving distinct industries through: CyraCom (healthcare)
For more information, visit www.cyracominternational.com or call (800) 713-4950 ext. 1.
About The National Center for Interpretation
The University of Arizona National Center for Interpretation is first and foremost a renowned research and public service office which serves as the country’s major repository for the theoretical and practical aspects of specialized interpretation, its cognitive underpinnings, its ethical parameters, its best practice, its assessment, and the policy that guides it. The National Center has been responsible for the development and administration of the benchmark programs in specialized interpreter testing and training: the Federal Court Interpreter Certification Exam (FCICE), the Agnese Haury Institute for Interpretation, and the development of the nation’s second bachelor’s degree in translation and interpretation.
The National Center for Interpretation is also the creator of the single most inclusive and comprehensive medical interpreter assessment tool in the nation – the Medical Interpreter Competency Examination, designed to assess the proficiency of medical interpreters.
For more information, visit http://nci.arizona.edu or call (520) 621-3615.